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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part B

Anchovies stick held box net: Design, operation and catch in Kelantan


Author(s): Wan Muhammad Luqman Wan Rosdi, Abdul Wahab Abdullah, Mohd. Nazir Taib, Abdul Haris Hilmi Ahmad Arshad and Sharum Yusof

Abstract: A study was conducted in Kelantan in 2016 that focusing on design of the new fishing gears and fishing operation of the anchovies stick held box net (ASHBN). The fishing operation was carried out during night by using metal halide lamp. It was found that, the species caught during the fishing operation were Encrasicholina punctifer, Sardinella fimbriata, Amblygaster clupeoides, Dussumieria elopsoides, Rastrelliger kanagurta, Rastrelliger spp., Sardinella sirm, Decapterus macrosoma, Loligo duvauceli and Selar crumenophthalamus. The dominant catch was Encrasicholina punctifer which is about 92.7% from the total catch during that year and was appeared in every operation. As a conclusion, this gear is an innovation from anchovies purse seine and a great alternative to increase the catch of the anchovies in East Coast off Peninsular Malaysia.

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How to cite this article:
Wan Muhammad Luqman Wan Rosdi, Abdul Wahab Abdullah, Mohd. Nazir Taib, Abdul Haris Hilmi Ahmad Arshad, Sharum Yusof. Anchovies stick held box net: Design, operation and catch in Kelantan. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(4):103-107.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies